MEDIC: 1 killed in crash on I-85 near I-485

One person is dead after a car accident on I-85 North near I-485.

According to MEDIC, the crash happened just after 2:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.

Paramedics pronounced one person dead at the scene of the crash.

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation says at least three lanes are closed, causing a heavy impact on traffic.

Officials have not released the cause of the crash or the identities of those involved.

Details are limited at this time.

This is a developing story; check back at for updates.

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